Africanews is a French multilingual news network, formerly headquartered in Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo. Budget concerns caused by the coronavirus forced the channel to permanently shift operations to a small newsroom at the headquarters of sister channel Euronews in Lyon, France. The news channel began broadcasting online, and via TV and satellite on 20 April 2016.The newsroom has 30 journalists and around 55 technical staffers.